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Robert Putnam, 2000

The index of "social capital" shown on this map is a weighted combination of the following fourteen statistics:

·rate of serving on committee of local orgainization during previous year

·rate of serving as an officer of a local organization during previous year

·civic/social organizations per person

·mean number of club meetings attended during previous year per person

·mean number of group memberships per person

·turnout in presidential elections, 1988 & 1992

·rate of attending town or school meetings

·number of nonprofits per person

·rate of working on a community project during previous year

·rate of volunteerism

·rate of agreement with "I spend a lot of time visiting friends."

·rate of entertaining at home during previous year

·rate of agreement with "Most people can be trusted."

·rate of agreement with "Most people are honest."